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this firsthand, i went down to help out with katrina thing in september. it's weird. because you are dealing with people that lost everything and it's kind of hard to imagine that if you haven't done it yourself. basically, you know, she's looking at her curtains here, she probably hand-stitched those things. maybe they have been hanging there the last 5 or 6 years. everything in the house is wrecked, photos, keepsakes, it's a tough thing. and people deal with this kind of stress in different ways. we as disaster workers, we see it all the time. but we have a word we use, professional. we try to be professional around people that have suffered a loss like this because they don't want us to come -- you don't want to go into somebody's house and be joking and having a good time. it's unprofessional. when you are dealing with somebody who has a loss like this, just think of the word professional. that's what we try to do. this sort of body language here, she's trying to comfort here, do you think she's buying it? not with that body language. she's not really buying it. some people won't. some p
their wish lists of policies, after hurricane katrina there was a meeting at the heritage foundation just two weeks after the storm hit. parts of the city were still under water and there was a meeting and "the wall street journal" reported from it and the heading was 31 free market solutions for hurricane katrina and you go down the list and it was -- don't re-open the public schools. replace the public schools with vouchers and drill for oil in anwar and the arctic national wild life reserve and what kind of free market solutions are these? here you have a crisis that was created by a collision between heavy weather which may or may not have been linked to climate change and what climate change looks like and colliding with weak infrastructure because of years and years of neglect. let's get rid of the infrastructural together and drill for the oil which is the root cause of climate change. that's their shock doctrine, and i think it's time for people shock. >> people shock? >> which we've had before, if you think about 1929 and the market shock and the way in which the public responded the
melbourn msnbc contributor, katrina vanden hoover and former rnc starm the notorious michael steele. the launch pad for peace may be in cairo. in the last 24 hours egypt has been mediating high-stakes discussions between israeli and hamas leaders. speaking today egyptian prime minister hish m kandil said -- in gaza, palestinian medical officials report 95 people have been killed in gaza including 23 children. for the second straight day, israel bombed a building housing local and international media. the target of the attack was a commanding member of an islamic jihad group who also had an apartment in the building. meanwhile, hamas continues to send rockets deep into israel. last night, israel's iron dome intercepted two rockets headed for tel aviv. yesterday, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu had tough talks on twitter writing we are exacting a heavy price from hamas and the terrorist organizations. the idf is prepared for a significant expansion of its operation. in a press gaggle on route to cambodia this morning, deputy national security adviser ben rhodes says the whit
want one for home you want for 5 days. our old standard was 3. after hurricane katrina we participate 5 days. for work a lot of work places have supplies. make sure they do. if they don't keep one for yourself and may be your coworkers. a first aid kit a flashlight any pair of shoes in case you are driving you have to get out. water. how much water do you need for 72 hours? if you use the hot water heater you have to turn off the gas. if you don't stop the gas it will light up and cause a little explosion or fire. vegetables. the back of the tank you go up and treat water with bleach. but remember, it should be a fresh pot of bleach. once you open bleach it looses the effectiveness of the bleach. one capful for a gallon of water. wait 20 minutes. wash your hands. wait a half-hour, to drink it, tastes like pool water but it kills germs. >> what kind of food do you want to keep? open the fridge don't open it too much. eat all perishable food first. you want to save emergency supplies. what emergency supply food do you want to /kaoepl. keep? energy bars. dry food. canned vegetables. can
of hurricane katrina to talk about plans on how to integrate people with disabilities into the emergency plans. and to be part of the mayor's office of disability. and be part of the disability disaster preparedness movement. we have appreciated your leadership, your institutional knowledge. many times over the years as i heard the council hearing cases i see you make that connection to another hearing that was held maybe a year or two before, and seeing the larger picture really of what we are trying to accomplish here in san francisco. i wish you the best with love, with good speed. we hope to hear from you soon. congratulations. >> thank you very much. thank you. >> jewels, i've only known you a few short months. i don't know you as well as i would like. however, i have observed of thing or two. you move through the world with an elegance and style that is impressive. your eloquent and passionate. i listen when you speak i want to thank you for the experience of working with you. >> thank you very much. it means a great deal. >> hi jewels, i've been in the council for four years.
katrina. bill: that is remarkable. let me get to that in a moment. next we are we can expect more of these. >> that's right. every 11 years the north pole and south pole flip releasing a burst of radiation and hot plasma are shooting into outer space. one of these days one of these bullets could hit the earth. bill: what will happen then? you will lose your blackberry. >> first we'll lose fox news. teltelecommunications will be knocked out. satellites will be fried. this is an unlikely event, power stations could get shorted out. physicists have estimated property damage at the level of $2 trillion or about 20 times the damage of hurricane katrina these numbers were done by the military and by the american physical society. bill: when was the last time that happened. >> you have to go back to 1859 or so. the carryin car shall carrington event. we didn't have satellites back in the 1800s and we've only had a few cycles with the space-age to worry about. power plants have been knocked out in quebec and other cities because of solar flares that graze the earth. a direct hit, though rare could
talking to the counterparts in new orleans to find out what that city did after hurricane katrina. no discussions, yet, on exactly what will happen when the buildings are demolished and how they intend to rebuild. >>shepard: or whether they can. so many of the homes in the neighborhoods remain beach bungalows and under the new zoning you could not do that. some folks who got busted for pot in colorado could be off the hook now since colorado voters approve add measure that legalizes the weed for recreational use. the prosecution through the state say they will dismiss outstanding cases of possession but some are saying, they still plan to prosecute. the state is in unchartered territory and marijuana is illegal under federal law. now to rocky mountains. this is getting complicated. >>guest: and confusing because it depends where you are literally standing in the state. here in denver county the district attorney says it is a budget issue. this denver, possession cases will now be dismissed of one ounce or less if you are 21 or older. you will not be prosecuted, the d.a. opposed th
orleans to determine their procedures for rebuilding in the aftermath of hurricane katrina. shannon? >> shannon: it's just still so hard to believe. eric, thank you. >>> a possible reprieve for the hostess twinkie. we have just learned that hostess in the second largest union agreed to go to mediation to rethe differences. bankruptcy court judge concluded today that the two parties had not gone through that critical step. >>> the taliban public relations department does a public relations no-no. and did joe biden call president obama a homeboy? grapevine is next. [ male announcer ] what are happy kids made of? bikes and balloons, and noodles on spoons. a kite, a breeze, a dunk of grilled cheese. catches and throws, and spaghettio's. a wand, some wings, soup with good things. sidewalks and doodles and wholesome noodles. puddles and pails and yes, puppy dog tails. for a lunch like this, there's a hug and a kiss. because that's what happy kids are made of. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ because that's what happy kids are made of. ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves
professor robert bea, the eminent engineer who analyzed the "columbia" space shuttle and hurricane katrina disasters. who's responsible? >> robert bea: b.p. >> pelley: the government agrees. on thursday, the department of justice announced $4.5 billion in penalties against the oil company, including $1.3 billion in criminal fines, the most in history. two b.p. supervisors have been indicted for manslaughter. and the company has agreed to plead guilty to felony misconduct charges. all this, in addition to billions in civil claims against b.p. i'm scott pelley. we'll be back next week with another edition of "60 minutes," and i'll see you tomorrow on the "cbs evening news." captioning funded by cbs, and ford-- built for the road ahead. i put away money. i was 21, so i said, "hmm, i want to retire at 55." and before you know it, i'm 58 years old. time went by very fast. it goes by too, too fast. ♪ but i would do it again in a heartbeat. [ laughs ] ♪ ♪ ♪ it's "go" time.. this is no ordinary thanksgiving. sears black friday doorbusters start 8pm thursday, going all night with more doorb
cars, hauling away boats swept into the middle of the street. but as police learned in katrina, disasters are prime territory for shady operators to steal cars. targeting older models that can be sold at junk yards without paperwork. 500 bucks a pop. >> actually, there's no writing on the truck. so i'm even more curious about this guy. >> reporter: we shadowed the new york police auto crime unit, spot-checking towers, making sure they're toeing the line. >> a truck that isn't marked, might not have the proper equipment on the truck, not proper documents, unlicensed drivers, not paperwork. >> reporter: at night it's often easier to get away with illegal tows. >> it's pitch black out here. you can't see anything. it's very dark. they can sneak in and out of neighborhoods. grab cars and leave. >> reporter: along the way we stop at this lot where a lot of tow trucks have dropped off their vehicles. you see the markings here? has to do with insurance company, and you can see the condensation that's still inside this car. over here, this suv, is filled with muck from the ocean. what
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